How is it possible that a Roman centurion and a Jewish fisherman could have something relevant to say about how to live life abundantly in the 21st century? That’s precisely what twenty-seven women were asking themselves when Father Eric Nielsen, LC, presented them with a reading from the Acts of the Apostles (10:1-48) at the
In the New York Tri-State, November began with a powerful Triduum. Of course, the entire Catholic Church celebrated the double punch of All Saints Day and All Souls Day which fills the first two days of November with a magnificent goal (heaven) and a bracing reality check (purgatory). Who doesn’t want to be among the
What does it take for a married couple to be able to have some authentic quality time together? Everyone knows it’s not easy to get a date on the calendar, let alone decide where to go and what to do, get a reservation, figure out where to park, and of course, budget for the expense.
On Saturday, April 3rd twelve couples gathered at the Legionaries of Christ community house in Rye, NY. Three to Get Married is a marriage prep program that draws upon the best in contemporary psychology, practical wisdom from married couples, and the beauty of the Church’s teaching on marriage and family life. Fr Jorge Obregon, LC, led
Cana Uncorked NYC Cana Uncorked is an apostolate of Regnum Christi, which offers Marriage and Faith Formation for engaged and newly-married Catholic couples with a goal of guiding them towards religious, moral and social maturity.
Must everything be wrapped up with a bow on top? One intangible but priceless possession is worth some reflection I am amazed to see the heroic sacrifices so many moms make for the good of their kids. It’s the same with the hard work and sleepless nights so many businessmen and women endure to provide
For many years we would celebrate the anniversary of our baptism instead of our birthdays in our congregation of the Legionaries of Christ. So, every year, on October 1st, I would look to spend one hour of adoration in front of the Tabernacle with my professions candle lit in thanksgiving for the greatest of gifts,
As Thanksgiving and Christmas quickly approach, here’s how to prepare our hearts and minds for the blessings of Our Lord’s love Turkey displays and festive decorations have been filling supermarkets and shops since before Halloween — and very soon, Christmas trees and holiday signs will blanket our streets, towns and cities. The retail world is
Here’s a lesson in thoughtfulness about our kids’ goals, how they spend their time — and what they value most in life Recently I was blessed to share a dinner with a family of five children in Scarsdale, New York, a well-to-do community less than an hour north of Manhattan. Over the course of our
Relationships with our siblings can’t be taken for granted, as God has put each of us with our brothers and sisters for a reason During a recent father-daughter mission trip to St. Michael’s Special Needs School in New Orleans, Louisiana, our faith-based business group from New York and Washington, D.C., dedicated a significant amount of